DINING: In a three-star review, Eric Pera offers The Juice Box Cafe (site) “kudos … for making vegetables tasty and accessible.”

FOOTBALL: Six Lakeland players sign with Division 1 colleges, including Lakeland‘s A.J. Davis (Pitt), Demarri Mathis (Pitt), James Robinson (Florida), Kathleen‘s Ventrell Miller (Florida), Tobias Larry (Purdue) and Victory Christian‘s Abdula Abadi-Fitzgerald (Kentucky). ALSO: Check a fuller look at Signing Day in Polk

R.I.P.: Ted Covington is remembered in an obituary as a co-founder of WONN radio (learn more), decorated WWII officer (archive story), insurance executive and UF Gators color announcer. “Ted left a request that everyone commit a random act of kindness in his memory.”

OPINION: The morning paper’s editorialist compares growth plans of the Lakeland Chamber of Commerce and the Lakeland Economic Development Council and expresses hopes “their work remains augmentative and not repetitive.”

THINGS TO DO: Shen Yun spectacle Tuesday and Wednesday | Elisa Albo’s poetry Saturday

Source: The Ledger

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Barry Friedman founded Lkldnow.com in 2015 as the culmination of a career in print and digital journalism. Since 1982, he has used the tools of reporting, editing and content curation to help people in Lakeland understand their community better.

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